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Michael focuses his practice on assisting private and public entities in various real estate matters including property acquisition, disposition, leasing, and management. Prior to joining FBT, Michael served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable John E. Hoffman, Jr. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio. There he conducted research for opinions and aided in resolving complex issues arising in bankruptcy cases. Michael was also a Summer Law Clerk with the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office where he gained experience researching and drafting memoranda while rotating through various divisions.

Michael graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. While completing his J.D., he served as an online editor for the Ohio State Law Journal and provided transactional legal services in the Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic.

Other Info About Michael


Law School

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2021, cum laude

Online Editor, Ohio State Law Journal 

Undergraduate School

Cedarville University, B.A., Economics, 2018, with highest honor


Michael served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

United States Bankruptcy Court, Judicial Extern to the Honorable John E. Hoffman, Jr.   

Bar Memberships

Michael is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 2021


Local & National Recognition

CALI Awards (highest grade) in Supreme Court Litigation Seminar (2021), Drug Law Enforcement and Bill of Rights Seminar (2021), Transactional Practice (2019)

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association